What to Pack for a Private Island Getaway

Your luxe packing guide for Royal Island

Royal Island is a secluded island oasis in the Bahamas, about 40 miles northeast of Nassau. Admittedly, you could get away with only packing a swimsuit and wiling the days away on the beach and exploring Royal Island’s crystal-clear blue waters. But, if you’re an overachieving packer (like us), we’ve prepared a packing list of luxe essentials for island life.

What to pack for a private island in the Bahamas

For Royal Beach Relaxation

 Feel at ease as you lounge and play on your own personal stretch of white sand beach. With reef-safe sunscreen and a game of Brazilian Frescobol, you’ll find balance where play-time meets relaxation. 

  • Sunscreen: Raw Elements Biodegradable ocean-friendly sunscreen
  • Towel: Skova Travel Towel
  • Sunglasses: Women’s LOEWE round-frame Calfskin sunglasses, men’s Thom Browne mirrored sunglasses 
  • Scuba Mask: ScubaPro Trinidad Combo snorkeling duo

What to bring on vacation in the Bahams

For Dinner at the Melanie Beach Club

What to wear may be the least of your concerns on Royal Island, but if you’re planning for a blissful dinner under the stars, we have a handful of beach-meets-chic attire suggestions. 

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For a Private Workout Session

 Work up a sweat in the studio overlooking the water or train on the scenic sand path around the island. We’ll even meet you with a green juice when you finish your workout. 

  • Tech: Bang & Olfusen Beoplay E8 wireless earphones
  • Workout Gear: VAARA Jaime Two Tone tank and Flo Tuxedo Legging, 2XU XCTRL compression lined shorts
  • Shoes: Women’s APL Ascend sneakers, ARC’TERYX Norvan SL Mesh training shoe
  • Skincare: Tata Harper Apricot Resurfacing Mask

Private Island Getaway

For Island Hopping

A day trip excursion calls for a few essentials for exploring the surrounding islands, whether you’re swimming with pigs on Max Patch or touring Harbour Island’s charming beach town. 

Private Island Packing Guide

For Lounging Poolside

Dip your toes in the pool while staying hydrated with fresh island coconut water. With a book in one hand and the ocean view on the horizon, you’ll feel completely carefree.

Authentic Cuvée Experiences


Pamper Yourself At The Royal Island Beach Club

Relax and unwind with a day of self care. Enjoy massages, facials, manicures, pedicures, and more, on the island.

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Royal Island Cooking Class

Let a renowned Cuvée Chef arrange a two hour in-villa culinary session starting with basic knife skills and cooking methods...

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Day Trip To Harbour Island

Spend the day exploring historic Harbor Island. Rent a golf cart to cruise around while you take in the beautiful...

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